Concordia University follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • AMOT/BMOT/TMOT
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
  • OTD
2020 - 2021 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2020)

  • August 17 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 23 Sunday
    • Opening Service - Mequon
  • August 24 Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes
    • Opening Service – Ann Arbor
  • September 4 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • September 7 Monday
    • LABOR DAY – No Class
  • October 15 - 16 Thursday-Friday
    • Fall Break-No traditional undergrad Classes
  • October 30 Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 25 Wednesday
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins – no traditional classes meet that start after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 26 Thursday
    • THANKSGIVING DAY
  • November 30 Monday
    • Classes Resume
  • December 7 - 11 Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins after Last Exam
  • December 11 Friday
    • Graduate Graduation 6:00pm - Mequon
  • December 12 Saturday
    • Undergraduate Graduation 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 13 Sunday
    • Graduation 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 25 Friday
    • CHRISTMAS DAY

Winterim 2020

  • January 4 Monday
    • Classes Resume – Winterim Begins
  • January 18 Monday
    • Martin Luther King Day – no classes meet
  • January 22 Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2021)

  • January 11 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • January 25 Monday
    • Second Semester Begins
  • February 5 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 8 - 12
    • Pharmacy Spring Recess - Mequon
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Easter break begins – no classes meet that start after 4:00 local time
  • April 4 Sunday
    • EASTER
  • April 5 Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 3-7 Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 8-9 Saturday-Sunday
    • Graduation Ceremonies

Summer 2021

  • 3 Week Session
    May 17 - June 4 (no school May 31)
    June 7 - June 25

  • 6 Week Session
    May 17 - June 25 (no school May 31)
    June 14 - July 23 (no school July 5)

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2020 - 2021 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 6th – August 16th
  • B mini term August 17th – September 27th
  • D mini term September 28th – November 8th
  • E mini term November 9th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 6th – August 30th
  • G mini term August 31st – October 25th
  • H mini term October 26th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 4th – February 14th
  • B mini term February 15th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 29th – May 9th
  • E mini term May 10th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 4th – February 28th
  • G mini term March 1st – April 25th
  • H mini term April 26th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered